Swalwell To Trump: ‘We Can Only Conclude That You’re Guilty’ Unless You Give Us What We Want


Eric Swalwell’s Trump comment on CNN sparked Twitter furor: ‘We can only conclude that you’re guilty.’

Rep. Eric Swalwell: “In America, innocent men do not hide and conceal evidence. They are forthcoming and they want to cooperate and the president is acting like a very guilty person right now.”

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Fox News:

Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., said Tuesday that if President Trump refuses to send the documents and witnesses that House Democrats requested in the impeachment inquiry, “We can only conclude that you’re guilty,” sparking critics on Twitter to accuse him of suggesting the president is guilty until proven innocent.

“In America, innocent men do not hide and conceal evidence,” Swalwell added, in his conversation with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. “They are forthcoming and they want to cooperate and the president is acting like a very guilty person right now.”

Among those objecting to Swalwell’s remarks was Ben Williamson, communications director for Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C.

“I believe the Fifth Amendment was just repealed on live television,” Williamson wrote. More

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